Chelsea transfer report: Blues to revive pursuit of Valencia defender

first_imgChelsea are ready to rekindle their interest in defender Aymen Abdennour, according to reports in Italy.The Blues tried to sign the centre-back from Monaco last summer, but they missed out as Valencia won the race for his signature.The Spanish club have struggled this season, though, and the Tunisia international is ready to jump ship after just one season.Chelsea, according to TMW, are keen on Abdennour as he is one of the names on Antonio Conte’s summer shopping list.The incoming Italian boss has earmarked the defence as an area that needs to be strengthened at Stamford Bridge and the club have also been linked with Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci.Chelsea once again are likely to face competition in the pursuit of Abdennour, with AC Milan and Atletico Madrid also monitoring the situation. 1 Chelsea target Aymen Abdennour in La Liga action against Cristiano Ronaldo last_img